Connect China, Connect the World – Your “One-Stop” Brokerage for the Global Futures Markets



Asia Pacific Futures (APF) is a licensed financial institution under the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and an Overseas Special Brokerage Participant (OSBP) of the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE)

        APF is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX), a derivatives exchange regulated by MAS. Holding a Capital Markets Services (CMS) License from MAS, APF’s current business scope is to conduct the regulated activity of dealing in capital markets products that are exchange-traded derivatives contracts.

        Since its establishment, APF has been committed to building a strong network between China and Singapore futures market, seeking to provide a more convenient channel for international investors to participate into China’s derivatives markets and helping the overseas expansion of their internationalised products. Furthermore, APF aims to connect major exchanges around the world to create a “one-stop” trading platform in the global futures derivatives market.

        In September 2021, APF was granted the OSBP status to INE and, in December 2021, APF was granted the Overseas Intermediary (OI) status to Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE), enabling APF to provide access to China internationalised products. In 2022, APF continued to expand its services to several international markets – CME, SGX, ICE, HKEX, JPX, DME, and BMD – and will continue with this expansion. APF strives to satisfy the trading needs of a wide range of futures products, such as commodity, financial and interest rate, for the clients to enjoy suitable trading strategies and discover more profitable business opportunities.

Strength of APF

MAS regulated Singapore based broker


• Capital Market Services (CMS) License to deal in exchange-traded derivatives
• Exempt Financial Adviser

Express connection to Chinese Futures Market


• Overseas Special Brokerage Participant (OSBP) of Shanghai International Energy Exchange
• Overseas Intermediaries (OI) of Dalian Commodity Exchange and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

Profound understanding of the China futures market


• A bridge connecting the China markets and international investors
• Recognised as one of the 14 initiatives in the “17th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) between Singapore and China” held in December 2021

Products and Services

China Internationalised Products

  • Crude Oil
  • Low Sulfur Fuel Oil
  • TSR 20
  • Copper (BC)
  • Iron Ore
  • Palm Olein
  • Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)

Global Access

  • SGX
  • ICEU
  • ICUS
  • CME
  • HKFE
  • JPX
  • DME
  • BMD

Business Solutions

  • Connectivity
  • Introducer